Clinical Profile of Atypical Manifestations of Diseases in Elderly Patients Admitted to Critical Care Areas

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Background: As the life expectancy goes up, it brings new challenges and dimensions, especially in a developing country like ours. In India, the geriatric age group above 60 years is expected to double from 7.7% in 2001 to 12.30% in 2025. Diseases may present in an atypical manner in elderly. Materials and Methods: This is a prospective, longitudinal… (More)

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